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apoplexia (s), apoplexias (pl) (noun forms)
Loss of consciousness as a result of an effusion of blood or other lesion within the substance of the brain; but it is sometimes extended to indicate an effusion of blood into the substance of any organ; such as, apoplexia of the lungs.
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